adjective, starch·i·er, starch·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM starchystarch·i·ly, adverbstarch·i·ness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for starchy
Generally, if you try to get a crispy exterior on a raw potato, you’ll overcook or burn the outside, and the inside will be starchy and underdone, Provost said.
You can set yourself up for crispy success by starting with a starchy potato.
These swamp-loving plants bear a number of edible sections throughout the year, but the part you’ll want in winter is the starchy rootstock.
A state of spiritual, mental or emotional starchiness that precedes a bluff.The Roycroft Dictionary|Elbert Hubbard
"I do not know where your uncle is," replied Gabriel suddenly, and losing his starchiness.The Chestermarke Instinct|J. S. Fletcher